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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:39 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, June 27, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 97° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.91 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.2"1001.86 miwest0° 11' 06.6"12.72 minorth1001.87 mi
24 hours11° 59' 15.4"828.41 mieast4° 17' 59.2"295.45 minorth877.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanFri 6:38 AM186 km116 miles100 nmNortheast NE
PematangsiantarFri 6:38 AM188 km117 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
Banda AcehFri 6:38 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
George TownFri 7:38 AM458 km285 miles248 nmNortheast NE
IpohFri 7:38 AM474 km295 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 7:38 AM483 km300 miles261 nmEast E
PekanbaruFri 6:38 AM500 km310 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
PadangFri 6:38 AM500 km310 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
SerembanFri 7:38 AM501 km311 miles270 nmEast E
Alor SetarFri 7:38 AM519 km322 miles280 nmNortheast NE

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